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The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.
The thymus gland attains a considerable development in the embryo and shrinks away to the merest vestige in the adult.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
This realism descends to the merest details, and the poetic quality of the work suffers considerably in many passages.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Ours is such a difficult and extremely delicate task that the merest trifle may make or mar us.
You see, the guilty men have been glad to hide behind the idea of 'women' which came to their rescue by the merest chance.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
The road had faded to the merest trail, where a few horses had trodden the thin weeds a day or two before.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I am ashamed, but you will compel me to go on to the stage to get the merest necessaries of life.
The merest broken plank or rag of cordage was a treasure in his eyes to be secured at the peril of his life.
I drew trifling tremendous conclusions from the merest nothings.

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